Young Guns 2018 Seeks to Reward Outstanding Young Businesspeople

The Young Guns programme celebrates some of the most successful and promising young players currently operating in the business world

The best entries, as determined by the judges, will be selected as winners. There will be 30 Young Guns and one overall ‘Top Gun’. Separately, a member of the Young Guns alumni will be recognised for their performance over the past 12 months. The judges will be looking to identify quality, innovation, uniqueness, outstanding performance and notable growth.

Winners and finalists will be afforded valuable public relations opportunities. The selected Young Guns will also be featured on the Growing Business website as part of an online special feature. Participants will also be invited to attend a networking lunch where they can interact with other young entrepreneurs and business experts.

Eligible entrepreneurs must:

• be the founder, co-founder, managing director or CEO of a privately-owned business with between 5 and 500 employees;

• be aged 35 or under;

• run a company with turnover of at least £1 million or have raised more than £1 million in funding.

Shortlisted applicants will have telephone interview before the selection of the final 30 Young Guns class for 2018.

The deadline for completed entries to be returned is on 1 June 2018.

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